Revive Our Hearts Weekend Podcast

Phone and Control

Episode Notes:

This episode contains the following program: "A Self-Controlled Life"

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Dannah Gresh: What if I asked you to step outside for fifteen minutes . . . without your phone?

What would you feel? Panic? Relief? Stress?

Arlene Pellicane explains why it matters.

Arlene Pellicane: See, the phone tells us this is how we become like God, because it gives us so much knowledge, control over our lives, knowledge that we weren’t necessarily made to bear, that you can know everything—it’s too much. So those kinds of things make us realize when we’re outside, it puts back into proper perspective the sense of awe: “You are God, I am not.”

Dannah: Today we’ll talk perspective on phones and God.

Welcome to Revive Our Hearts Weekend, I’m Dannah Gresh. 

Your phone can help you find your way in a new city, order takeout from your favorite restaurant, …

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About the Hosts

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

Michelle Hill

Michelle Hill

Michelle Hill's love for radio has taken her to various radio stations and ministries through the last 25+ years. Michelle now serves as Producer for Revive Our Hearts Weekend with Dannah Gresh and can be heard on the radio broadcast/podcast … read more …

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …

About the Guests

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane is an author, speaker, and formerly served as the associate producer for Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah. She is the host of Happy Home podcast and has been on the writing team for Proverbs 31 Ministries … read more …

Robert Wolgemuth

Robert Wolgemuth

Dr. Robert Wolgemuth is the author of over twenty books, but has spent most of his career on the business side of the publishing industry. His credits include executive marketing and management positiions in the magazine and book industry in … read more …

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies including Conversation Peace and The Right Kind of Strong. … read more …